Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Dec 20, 2014

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum Among New Names for Live Oaks

Tum Tum, Brother Joseph, God's Wonder, and Shady Eden are among the newest members of a national registry of grand, gnarly live oaks -- evergreen oaks found around the South and in California.

Dec 5, 2014

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

Texas Game Warden Frees 2 Tangled Deer

A Central Texas game warden cuts two deer lose whose antlers became tangled in rope around a clothesline pole.

Nov 13, 2014

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Deer Population Growing in Parts of Texas

Norm Lavelle loves the deer that he feeds -- even the big buck that could have killed him.

Nov 6, 2014

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

Nest Successfully Moved to Protect Bald Eagles

A couple of bald eagles came back home to Seagoville only to find their nest had been relocated while they were gone for the summer. The birds initially built their home on a transmission tower that was...

Nov 3, 2014

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

Low Lakes Hope to Benefit From Tuesday's Rain

NBC 5 meteorologists are calling for rain Tuesday and that's good news for Eagle Mountain Lake and other North Texas lakes experiencing dangerously low water levels.

Oct 31, 2014

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

North Texans Ready for Deer Season Opener

The 2014 deer season kicks off Saturday morning just before sunrise and many are ready to continue the yearly tradition.

Oct 27, 2014

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Coastal Parks Explore Accommodating SpaceX Viewings

Park officials in South Texas are working on a master plan to provide tourists with better views of rocket launches from the world's first commercial orbital spaceport, which is being developed by SpaceX.

Oct 23, 2014
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By Frank Heinz

Monarch Butterflies

A collection of photographs of monarch butterflies. See Full Gallery

Oct 23, 2014

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

Flight of the Monarchs in Texas in Jeopardy

As monarch butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers.

Oct 22, 2014

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond Liners Used Against Zebra Mussels

Pond liners are being used to try to stop zebra mussels from spreading at a Central Texas lake that supplies water to Waco.

Top Stories
Cleburne Officer Cleared of Shooting, Killing Dog

Cleburne Officer Cleared of Shooting, Killing Dog

A review has cleared a North Texas officer in the videotaped fatal shooting of a pit bull during a call about aggressive dogs.

Torch Ignites Business Fire in Alvarado

Torch Ignites Business Fire in Alvarado

Officials say a cutting torch caused a business fire in Johnson County.

Allen Eagles Win With Thousands Watching

Allen Eagles Win With Thousands Watching

The Allen Eagles win a state high school championship title for the third year in a row, beating Cypress Ranch 47 to 16. Thousands of supporters made the trip from Allen to Arlington to watch the win at...

Woman Caught on Camera Stealing Packages in Jail

Woman Caught on Camera Stealing Packages in Jail

The woman who was spotted at least twice on surveillance video snatching gifts in North Dallas around Midway and Walnut Hill has been caught.

Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

A gunman who apparently revealed his intent to "take 2 of theirs" on a social media site, ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, investigators said.

List of Worst Texas Schools Increases

List of Worst Texas Schools Increases

The number of campuses on the annual list of the worst public schools in Texas is up more than a third from last year.